Campaign for Arts & Lectures Raises $9 Million

Two-Week Festival Helps Bring in Big Money for UCSB Program

UCSB Arts & Lectures’ fundraising efforts are off to a swinging start. At the program’s final event of the two-week Winter Festival, Executive Director Celesta Billeci announced A&L had brought in $9 million thus far. The program hopes to raise $20 million over the course of five years, with funds being split evenly between permanent endowment and annual support. For info, visit

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